STUDENTS' CREATIVE THINKING IN SOLVING ECONOMIC PROBLEMS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Keywords: creative thinking, economic problems, covid-19
AbstractThis study aimed to describe students' creative thinking in solving economic problems during the Covid-19 pandemic. This study was a qualitative research with phenomenological approach. The subjects were selected with purposive technique. The subjects consisted of 2 high ability students. The data were collected using test, interview, and field notes. The research instruments were in the form of students’ creative thinking test on economics actors ’roles material and an interview guideline. Triangulation technique was employed to test the validity of the test. The results showed that high ability students had a level 3 of creative thinking. They were able to meet indicators of fluency and flexibility. The fluency indicator was characterized by students' ability to provide diverse and correct answers. On the other hand, flexibility indicator was marked by students' ability to use correct and different ways or approaches in solving economic problems.